Northminster Presbyterian Church

1441 NE Englewood Rd                 Phone (816) 453-2545
Kansas City, MO 64118                  Fax (816) 453-2548
Email: office@northminsterkc.org

Staff

Pastor

Rev. Seth Wheeler

  • B.S. Speech Communication- Northwest Missouri State University
  • M.Div. University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

Seth has been the pastor at Northminster since August 07.  He served for three years as pastor at Wynne Presbyterian Church in Wynne, Arkansas before coming to Northminster.

Seth is the current Board President of the Northland Assistance Center, which serves families in Clay and Platte Counties.  Seth is also involved in his son's Cub Scout Pack as the Webelos Den Leader and Assistant Cubmaster.

Seth and his wife Beth have three beautiful children, Joel, Hannah, and Isaac.  Beth teaches elementary music in the Kansas City Kansas School District.

Office Administrator

Teri VanGilder

 

 

 

 

 

Vocal/Hand Bell Director   

Jennifer Howerton

Jennifer has been a member of Northminster since January of 2009.  We have been blessed to have her as our choir and hand bell director since June of 2009.

In December of 2000 Jennifer completed her Bachelors of music Education at  University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg, MO.  Jennifer also holds a Master of Science in Library Science and Information Technology from UCM. 

 Jennifer has nine years experience as a music teacher.  For the last eight years she has been teaching elementary music in Excelsior Springs. 

 Jennifer and her husband Chad live just blocks from the church.  Chad is an operations manager with Davidson-Brown.  Jennifer and Chad have two beautiful daughters Lucy and Sarah.

Organist/Accompanist

Song Yi Park

Song Yi (pronounced Song-EE) has been our organist / accompanist since August 2011.  She is a talented musician and accomplished organist.  Most recently she served as Organist at Loch Raven United Methodist Church in Baltimore, MD.  She began her church music ministry at her home church of Sanghyun Presbyterian Church in Seoul, S. Korea.

Song Yi holds a Bachelors of Music in Choral Conducting and Sacred Music from Yonsei University in Seoul, Korea, a Master of Sacred Music in Organ Performance from Boston University, and a Graduate Diploma in Organ Performance from the Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University.  She is currently pursuing a Doctorate of Musical Arts in Church Music at the University of Kansas.

Nursery Attendants

Krisa Hernandez - 3 Year Old - Kindergarten Room

Krisa joined the staff in January of 2012.  She comes to us with experience as a preschool teacher and in childcare settings.  Krisa is currently finishing up her Bachelors in Education at Park University.

 

Victoria Njeru - Infant - 2 Year Old Room